Powers such as these, however they are intended to be used, are always abused.
Privacy, once given up, is almost impossible to reclaim. The power to suspend our privacy will be taken from us unless we refuse.
Bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch we are sleepwalking into a dystopia. Who will we have to blame when we wake up?
We like to imagine that evil invariably bursts into the world suddenly and through the media of specific actions by identifiably evil actors. The more unsettling truth is that evil often simply seeps into the world, curdling and coagulating, driven by the best intentions of quite ordinary people.
Well intentioned or not, we must refuse this power grab or we will only have ourselves to blame.
The 38 Degrees Petition